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Man has 12 fingers and 14 toes


Posted on Friday, 19 March, 2010 | Comment icon 11 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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A 24-year-old Indian man is in the record books for having 12 fingers and 14 toes due to a rare medical ailment.

While his extra digits do have their own bones he is unable to feel or use them properly because they don't have nerve endings. The rare condition 'polydactlyism' responsible for this peculiar abnormality comes from the Greek for 'many fingers'.

"An Indian man is proud of the 12 fingers and 14 toes which have put him in the record books."

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Comment icon #2 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:09
I don't care how sick this sounds, but I'm kind of jealous. I've always wanted an extra toe or finger! And he's got loads of them!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by Slorri on 18 March, 2010, 16:20
The more the merrier.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Scanner..... on 18 March, 2010, 16:23
NUTTER ALERT!! NUTTER ALERT!! Everybody please vacate the thread in a calm an orderly manor, once Marby has been removed business can continue as normal.
Comment icon #5 Posted by BiffSplitkins on 18 March, 2010, 16:50
WOW, I'd love to be able to count up to 26.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:53
Try and take me out *waves a fake toe around* Try it and I swear I'll use it!
Comment icon #7 Posted by Dr Alien on 18 March, 2010, 16:55
PHOTOSHOP!!
Comment icon #8 Posted by Marby on 18 March, 2010, 16:56
You ruiner of dreams.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Purplos on 18 March, 2010, 17:48
His ring fingers look like they are fused to his middle fingers as well.
Comment icon #10 Posted by tigger on 19 March, 2010, 8:44
great for math class.. all those extra digits.
Comment icon #11 Posted by the rebirth on 19 March, 2010, 16:14
thats why they wont give him an official Guinness record for fingers and toes. not all of them are separated. he mustve learned to count very well at a young age though.


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